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LONDON -- Jamie Gray had thought about her final Olympic shot in London a "bazillion" times since botching her last one in Beijing and narrowly missing out on a medal four years ago. She envisioned it in her mind, practiced it in training and talked...
BASKETBALL Men Group A France 73, Tunisia 69 United States 99, Lithuania 94 Argentina 93, Nigeria 79 Group B Russia 77, Spain 74 Brazil 98, China 59 Australia 106, Britain 75 SOCCER Men Quarterfinals South Korea 1, Britain 1,...
Eight rowers and a coxswain from Newport Aquatic Center are headed to Boston this weekend to compete in the 48th annual Head of the Charles Regatta. The race takes place on the Charles River and is billed as the world's most prominent and largest two-day...
Tags: Eight Rowing, Sports, Bill Lewis
FOX 17 ReporterJenn Gibbons, 27, is rowing along the coast of Lake Michigan. When she’s done she says she will have traveled 1,500 miles. At South Haven's First Congretional Church, she told a crowd of supporters stories from the big lake. The Chicago rowing...
Tags: Sex Crimes, Breast Cancer, Sports, Sexual Assault, Assault
WGN NewsJenn Gibbons spent 59 days along Lake Michigan, rowing 10 to 15 hours a day to cover the 1,500 mile perimeter. On Tuesday, she is home safe and sound and beginning a new chapter in her life which includes her own recovery from sexual assault. Supporters...
Tags: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Sex Crimes, Breast Cancer, Sexual Assault
Tribune reporterA Chicago woman attempting to row the 1,500 mile perimeter of Lake Michigan in a fundraising effort to support breast cancer survivors was sexually assaulted in her rowboat early Sunday, police said. Jenn Gibbons, 27, was attacked on her 700-pound...
Tags: Lake Michigan, Sex Crimes, Breast Cancer, Sexual Assault, Sports
Chicago rowing coach and charity founder Jenn Gibbons plans to continue her 1,500-mile rowing journey around the perimeter of Lake Michigan after surviving a sexual assault that took place in her rowboat on Sunday. “Quitting is an option,”...
The Hartford CourantThey were down a boat length quickly, right after the start of the race to determine who would go to the Olympics. At the halfway point, it didn't look good. Rowers Sara Hendershot and Sarah Zelenka trailed the five-time national team of Amanda Polk...
Rowers from Connecticut who made the U.S. Olympic team Men's Single Sculls: Ken Jurkowski (New Fairfield) Women's Double Sculls: Sarah Trowbridge (Guilford) Women's Pair: Sara Hendershot (Simsbury) Women's Eight: Taylor Ritzel (Yale) Lightweight Men'...
The Hartford CourantAs a lightweight rower in college, Nick LaCava's metabolism was pretty high. He could eat whatever he wanted. Which was good, because the bag of candy he left in his car one day, which melted into a gooey chocolate mess, helped give LaCava and two...
Chris Clark hardly could believe his eyes — or his luck — when he spotted Grant and Ross James standing in line at freshman registration. As he did each summer, the University of Wisconsin rowing coach went to orientation in pursuit of...
Before the 2008 Olympics, Esther Lofgren prepared as best she could, trying to fulfill a dream she's had since she was 7. The announcement came and she soon learned that she missed the U.S. women's eight by one spot. The American rowers went on to win...
Tags: Awards and Prizes, Eight Rowing, Sports
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